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Three Debts Paid (Daniel Pitt Mystery 5)

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14th April 2022

Price: £9.99

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Selected: Paperback / ISBN-13: 9781472275271

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Three Debts Paid is the fifth gripping instalment in an exciting new generation of Pitt novels from the pen of highly acclaimed crime writer and New York Times bestselling author Anne Perry.

It is February 1912 when barrister Daniel Pitt is reunited with his old college friend, Inspector Ian Frobisher. Following allegations of plagiarism, one of their Cambridge University professors has committed an assault, and Ian has recommended that Daniel defends him.

Meanwhile, Daniel’s dear friend Miriam fford Croft has returned to London as a newly qualified forensic pathologist and is working with eccentric Dr Evelyn Hall. On Daniel’s first visit to the morgue, he is shocked to find Miriam examining the mutilated body of a young woman and, what’s worse, it is being compared to another corpse bearing identical wounds. As rumours spread of a serial killer, nicknamed ‘the rainy-day slasher’, stalking the streets of London, Daniel hears that Ian Frobisher is in charge of the case.

So begins the harrowing pursuit of a brutal murderer whose killing spree is far from over…

Reviews

Kirkus Reviews
One of her most teasing mysteries, this time with a courtroom finale that may be her strongest ever
Publishers Weekly
A truly unusual mystery
Good Book Guide
Elegantly constructed and nail-bitingly tense
Washington Times Daily
Engrossing . . . The book gallops to a dramatic conclusion
Eurocrime
There is a freshness about [Perry's] writing which makes it truly exceptional
New York Times
Anne Perry's Victorian mysteries are marvels of plot construction